Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 12 vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G

Apple iPhone 12
apple iphone 12
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
samsung galaxy s21 ultra 5g
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced October 2020 2021, January 14
Status Coming Soon - October 2020 Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, January 29
Price Rs. 79,900 ($0.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 105,999 ($0.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Red, Green, Blue Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Titanium, Phantom Navy, Phantom Brown
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm
(5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 in)
165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm
(6.5 x 2.98 x 0.35 in)
Weight 164 g (5.78 oz) 227 g (8.01 oz)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM) - for China
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2176 LTE
Messaging
Build Features IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins)
Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
- Fingerprint Sensor (under display, ultrasonic)
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Stylus support
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support) ANT+

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 14 Android 11
User Interface - One UI 3.0
Processor Hexa-core, Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm) Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International / Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680 - USA/China/Korea, Exynos 2100 - Global / Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 - USA [Similar]
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics) [Similar] Mali-G78 MP14 - International / Adreno 660 - USA/China/Korea [Similar]
RAM N/A 16 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 64GB, 128GB, 256GB 512 GB
External Memory No microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

display Display

Type Super Retina XDR OLED screen
Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
HDR10
625 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)
Dolby Vision
Wide color gamut
True-tone
QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display
120Hz Refresh Rate
HDR10+
1500 nits (peak)
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Always-on display
Colors 16M Colour 16M Colour
Size 6.1 inches [Similar] 6.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1170 x 2532 pixels (457 ppi) 1440 x 3200 pixels (516 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 87.25% 89.46%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack no no
Radio No FM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP + 12 MP [Similar] 108 MP + 10 MP + 10 MP + 12 MP + 0.3 MP [Similar]
Flash Quad-LED dual tone Flash LED flash
Features 12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6"
HDR (photo/panorama)
108 MP (2nd gen), f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.33", 0.8µm, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
10 MP, f/4.9, 240mm (periscope telephoto), 1/3.24", 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 10x optical zoom
10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm (telephoto), 1/3.24", 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, Super Steady video
auto-HDR, panorama
Video 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 30fps), stereo sound rec. 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
Front Camera 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6"
SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
HDR
4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS [Similar]
40 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 0.7µm, PDAF
Dual video call, Auto-HDR
4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Lightning, USB 2.0 USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser Yes Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 64GB, 128GB, 256GB 512 GB, 16 GB RAM or 256 GB, 12 GB RAM or 128 GB, 12 GB RAM UFS 3.1
Expandable Storage No microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
USB OTG Not Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast charging 18W, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Qi fast wireless charging 15W
Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 25W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
Capacity - 5000 mAh
Stand by Up to 17 h (multimedia) -
Talk Time - -